Harold Bafitis D.O., M.P.H, FACOS, FACS
Meridian Regenerative Medicine Group
Dr. Bafitis is a double board certified surgeon- with board certifications in plastic surgery and general surgery. He has been in active practice since 1989, and has offices in Palm Beach Gardens/ Jupiter, Florida; Wellington, Florida; and at the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach, Florida. He has lectured to literally thousands of plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons in the United States and internationally on all aspects of plastic surgery and regenerative medicine.
Dr. Bafitis graduated from the University of Maryland with honors, earned a Masters degree in Public Health with honors, at the University of Texas, Houston Health Sciences Center; with a focus on human adaptation in aging over the life span. He graduated the University of North Texas school of medicine; medical degree Cum Laude. He completed 5 years of general surgery at the Ohio University Hospital System at Grandview University Medical Center in Dayton Ohio. He then completed his Plastic Surgery training at Mercy Medical Center/ Plastic Surgery Institute in Des Moires, Iowa under Janes Stellings M.D. He went on to complete an additional year of cosmetic and breast surgery at Christ Hospital with the Cincinnati Plastic Surgery Associates in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Bafitis has been a key opinion leader (KOL) for numerous regenerative medical companies. He has lectured nationally and internationally on biologic matrices in surgery and wound healing for BARD/DAVOL and Acell companies. He has evolved into the utilization of amniotic stem cells for true regenerative healing; and feels that the study of growth factors and stem cells is the next level of medical care; the true future of medical care in the regenerative medical milieu.
Dr. Bafitis has held multiple training sessions for other surgeons in terms of the utilization of biologic matrices in surgery and the use of stem cells and growth factors for wound healing; and for nonsurgical regeneration and significant pain relief.
He is presently involved in research protocols for the use of amniotic stem cells in other aspects of human health, including erectile dysfunction in men and hair growth for both women and men.
Dr. Bafitis has a long history of service in the medical community. He was awarded the College of Surgeons Service Award for his long history of mission work in Peru, Bolivia, and Cambodia. He was the youngest chairmen of the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, inclusive of all its surgical specialties. He continues to be an examiner for the National Surgical Board. He is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons.
Dr. Bafitis' commitment to regenerative medicine is long standing, as he has a wellness practice for over 21 years. As stated previously he has been involved with Regenerative Medicine in terms of its surgical aspects as well as its nonsurgical aspects with significant pain relief, inflammation control, and specifically chronic pain conditions in joints and even neuropathy.
Dr. Bafitis has joined forces with his friend and colleague Dr. Richard
Ambrozic M.D., who is also a surgeon. Dr. Ambrozic has an active regenerative medicine practice in Atlanta Georgia USA. Both these surgeons have a plan to bring stem cell improvements to as many people as possible. All this through proper physician education, and proper scientific research.
Dr. Bafitis is dedicated to providing the most advanced, clinically tested stem cell/ growth factor therapies available. Through Dr. Bafitis' Meridian Regenerative Medicine Group; only board certified physicians will be providing this unique and life changing therapeutic option. This will be a national endeavor. Our mission is to provide the latest scientific backed stem cell/ growth factor therapies through a physician only (D.O. , M.D.) network. Research and ongoing teaching are the cornerstones and basic mission directives of Meridian Regenerative Medicine Group.
Please see supporting patient testimonials and view our co-partner
Richard Ambrozic M.D. who with Dr. Bafitis will be involved in this national endeavor.